Paloma Sierra-Hernández

Paloma Sierra-Hernández

Paloma Sierra-Hernández is a writer, set decorator and translator. Her most recent poetic play “Riqueño” premiered at Nuyorican Poets Cafe (2018), supported by a Puffin Foundation grant and a Carnegie Mellon SURF fellowship. Her verse drama, poetry and translations have appeared in “Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal,” “Persephone’s Daughters,” and “Sampsonia Way Magazine”. Originally from Puerto...
Paloma Sierra-Hernández is a writer, set decorator and translator. Her most recent poetic play “Riqueño” premiered at Nuyorican Poets Cafe (2018), supported by a Puffin Foundation grant and a Carnegie Mellon SURF fellowship. Her verse drama, poetry and translations have appeared in “Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal,” “Persephone’s Daughters,” and “Sampsonia Way Magazine”. Originally from Puerto Rico, Paloma holds a BHA in Creative Writing and Drama from Carnegie Mellon University.

Plays

  • Cola'o
    Two lovers uncover how to prepare “authentic” coffee.
  • Wanna Pizza Me?
    For one night only, Squirell Hill's legendary pizza rivals—Pineo’s and Costello’s—get together to decide who has the best pizza in Pittsburgh once and for all! Are they bready to leave their hard-feelings behind, or will another one bite the crust? Joined by your host, famous New York Times food critic Jack Wittmann, Pineo’s and Costello’s will—for the first time ever!—share their secret family recipes for...
    For one night only, Squirell Hill's legendary pizza rivals—Pineo’s and Costello’s—get together to decide who has the best pizza in Pittsburgh once and for all! Are they bready to leave their hard-feelings behind, or will another one bite the crust? Joined by your host, famous New York Times food critic Jack Wittmann, Pineo’s and Costello’s will—for the first time ever!—share their secret family recipes for audiences to taste. Who will you choose as the best pizza in town?
  • The Monkey's Paw
    An adaptation of W. W. Jacobs’s "The Monkey’s Paw," a story of a family that discovers a monkey’s paw with the magical power to grant three wishes.

    The play employs Dark Theatre’s storytelling tools to explore how the integration of sensorial stimuli can serve horror narratives.
  • Fuga
    Home is where our family is. Family, that in which we’ve been raised.
    When storms hit, what is to find our homes broken, distanced, and displaced?